Matt wrote to Dr. Phil because he says his 11-year-old daughter, Hannah, has been battling an eating disorder since she was 9, and doctors have told him and his wife, Malina, that their daughter’s is one of the toughest cases they’ve ever seen. Malina says Hannah used to light up every room before she started spiraling out of control and lying to hide food and exercise. Matt says Hannah went from being the class president to violent outbursts, compulsive exercising, and being force-fed with a feeding tube – and he sees his daughter slipping through the cracks.

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